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[audio]Lorenzo Thomas lecture on racial identity and its literary representation, July, 1997. - Thomas, Lorenzo
Lorenzo Thomas lectures on racial identity and its literary representation. Arguing that ethnicity in contemporary America is a politically utilitarian fiction, Thomas discusses the history of ethnicity as concept and representation in American literature. He presents a view of African-American poetry as a reflection of historically changing self-definitions using poems by African-American authors, from Phyllis Wheatley to Amiri Baraka, to illustrate those changes...
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[audio]Lorenzo Thomas class on blues songs, July, 1989. - Thomas, Lorenzo
Second half of a Lorenzo Thomas class on the history, context, and structure of blues songs. He plays and sings examples of blues songs including those of Robert Johnson, Bessie Smith, and Lightnin' Hopkins, and discusses them with the class. (Continued from 89P115)
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[audio]Lorenzo Thomas lecture, "The poetics of the blues." - Thomas, Lorenzo
First half of a lecture by Lorenzo Thomas titled "The Poetics of the Blues." Thomas dicusses courtly tradition, Anne Bradstreet, Emily Dickinson, Afro-American poetry, Steve Henderson, Harlem Renaissance, Langston Hughes, Claude McKay, Amiri Baraka, Black Voices anthology, Sonia Sanchez,and the Negritude Movement. (Continues on 89p114.) Keywords: New American Poetry, Black Arts Movement, Umbra, music and literature
Downloads: 578
[audio]Lorenzo Thomas lecture - Part 2 - Thomas, Lorenzo
Second half of a lecture by Lorenzo Thomas titled "The Poetics of the Blues." Thomas dicusses courtly tradition, Anne Bradstreet, Emily Dickinson, Afro-American poetry, Steve Henderson, Harlem Renaissance, Langston Hughes, Claude McKay, Amiri Baraka, Black Voices anthology, Sonia Sanchez,and the Negritude Movement. The lecture ends with a question and answer session. (Continued from 89p113.) Keywords: New American Poetry, Black Arts Movement, Umbra, music and literature
Downloads: 511
[audio]Lorenzo Thomas class on blues songs, July, 1989. - Thomas, Lorenzo
First half of a Lorenzo Thomas class on the history, context, and structure of blues songs. He plays and sings examples of blues songs including those of Robert Johnson, Bessie Smith, and Lightnin' Hopkins, and discusses them with the class. (Continues on 89P116)
Downloads: 399
[audio]Lorenzo Thomas lecture, How to see through poetry: myth, perception, and history, July, 2002. - Thomas, Lorenzo
Lorenzo Thomas lectures on poetry and social action. He reads and discusses pieces written as social action commentary, such as "By the rivers of Babylon" (Psalm 137), The Declaration of Independence, Frederick Douglass's "What to the American slave is the 4th of July?", and poems by Paul Laurence Dunbar and John Greenleaf Whittier. Thomas also discusses Douglass's life in relation to the abolitionist movement, the civil rights movement, and the current situation in the Middle East.
Downloads: 381
[audio]Lorenzo Thomas lecture - Part 1 - Thomas, Lorenzo
First half of a lecture by Lorenzo Thomas titled "The Poetics of the Blues." Thomas dicusses courtly tradition, Anne Bradstreet, Emily Dickinson, Afro-American poetry, Steve Henderson, Harlem Renaissance, Langston Hughes, Claude McKay, Amiri Baraka, Black Voices anthology, Sonia Sanchez,and the Negritude Movement. (Continues on 89p114.) Keywords: New American Poetry, Black Arts Movement, Umbra, music and literature
Downloads: 368
[audio]Joanne Kyger and Lorenzo Thomas reading, July, 1989. - Kyger, Joanne; Thomas, Lorenzo
Joanne Kyger and Lorenzo Thomas readings. Kyger reads "Bolinas fog," "For the San Francisco Zen Center," "An Adonis springtime poem," "From the Jataka Tales," "Narcissus," " Take it o moon on the run," and others. Thomas reads "The leopard," "Cameo in sudden light," "Not gonna take it," "Chased passions," "House of red lights," and others.
Downloads: 393
[audio]Joan Retallack and Lorenzo Thomas reading, July, 2002. - Retallack, Joan; Thomas, Lorenzo
Second half of a reading, with Joan Retallack and Lorenzo Thomas. Retallack reads a long poem entitled, "Lost briefcase conjecture," and Thomas reads "Whale song," "Equinox," and others. (Continued from 02P084)
Downloads: 301
[audio]Keith Abbott, Wang Ping, and Lorenzo Thomas reading, July, 1997. - Abbott, Keith; Ping, Wang; Thomas, Lorenzo
Second half of a reading by Keith Abbot, Wang Ping, and Lorenzo Thomas. Thomas reads a selection of work for approximately twenty minutes, including "Multicultural," "The mockingbirds," "For almost a year to the day," and "Tar baby." (Continued from 97P035)
Downloads: 249
[audio]Keith Abbott, Wang Ping, and Lorenzo Thomas reading, July, 1997. - Abbott, Keith; Ping, Wang; Thomas, Lorenzo
First half of a reading by Keith Abbot, Wang Ping, and Lorenzo Thomas. Abbott reads "Zabioni," "What you know with no name for it," "Doing it to death," and others. Ping reads "Flash of selfish consciousness" and "8000 miles of clouds and rains." Thomas reads "Morning raga," "The sadness of space exploration," "The midnight sun," "An education" and "Hollandaise salsa." (Continues on 97P036)
Downloads: 599
[audio]Jack Collom, Harryette Mullen, Lorenzo Thomas reading, July, 2000. - Collom, Jack; Mullen, Harryette; Thomas, Lorenzo
Second half of a Naropa Summer Writing Program reading, with Jack Collom, Harryette Mullen, and Lorenzo Thomas. Collom reads "Look at the pretty cows, Betty." Mullen reads poems from his book Sleeping with the Dictionary, and Thomas reads "The working days," "Art for nothing," and "Back in the day." (Continued from 00P085)
Downloads: 333
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